Tag: technology

EDTech You Should Be Using #6 (The Twilight Zone?)

Skype in the Classroom: (Cue the Twilight Zone Music) There is a 9th period beyond that which is known to teachers. It is a period as vast as Smarter Testing and as timeless as Mandatory Training. It is the middle ground between traditional and…

EDTech You Should Be Using #5

Okay, this might not be a technology, but it’s a great way to create a strong blended learning environment! As we implement more and more technology into the classroom, we should begin to consider different models that allow us to successfully establish a blended…

EDTech You Should Be Using #4

I thought that it would be beneficial to share a technology that can assist in supporting the well-being of both staff members and students.  The application is called Stop, Breathe & Think. This app is a free mindfulness, meditation and compassion building tool for…

EDTech You Should Be Using #3

Peardeck.com No this isn’t one of those healthy eating websites, it’s actually far better than that.  Peardeck is an engaging tool that allows you to create student focused presentations. Similar to Nearpod, Peardeck allows you to turn presentation slides into interactive activities for students….

EDTech You Should Be Using #2

Kindle Direct Publishing Telling students that they are going to write something and turn it in for a grade is a lot different than telling them that they are going to write something, publish it, and share it with thousands of readers from around…